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2 Dead, 13 Wounded In Weekend Shootings In Chicago

At least six people were wounded in shootings overnight, bringing the total to two dead and at least 13 wounded in gun violence in the city since Friday night.


Fatal Shooting

One Dead, Another Wounded In Albany Park Drive-By

One person is dead and another wounded after an apparent drive-by shooting in the North Side Albany Park neighborhood Saturday morning.


Jose Cornejo-Flores, 51, is charged with leaving the scene of an accident for a fatal hit-and-run accident that killed 76-year-old Wyun Cho on Dec. 3, 2011. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Man Charged In Fatal North Side Hit-And-Run

A North Side man was charged Saturday for fleeing the scene of an Albany Park neighborhood crash that killed a 76-year-old woman crossing the street.


Pedestrian sign (Photo by Stand Honda/ Getty Images)

Elderly Woman Dies After Hit-And-Run Accident

A 76-year-old woman died after being struck by a van during a hit-and-run accident Saturday morning in the Albany Park neighborhood on the North Side.


Cruz Perez (left) and Steven Figueroa (right) are charged with shooting a 10-year-old boy on Halloween while the boy was trick-or-treating. They allegedly mistook the boy for a rival gang member. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

No Bail For Men Charged With Halloween Shooting Of 10-Year-Old

Bond was denied Wednesday for two street gang members from the Albany Park neighborhood, accused of shooting a 10-year-old boy on Halloween after chasing and shooting at a group of trick-or-treaters they thought were rival gang members.


Ronan Park Shooting

Boy, 10, Wounded In Halloween Shooting In Albany Park

Police are searching for a gunman who opened fire in the Albany Park neighborhood on Halloween night, wounding a 10-year-old boy.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

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Police Issue Warning After Armed Robberies In Albany Park

Police have issued a community alert for three robbery suspects who are armed and dangerous.


Rahm Emanuel discusses early childhood education rating system. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

Emanuel Seeks TIF Funds For Library, School Parking Lot

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is proposing using Tax Increment Financing funds to build a new library in the Albany Park neighborhood and a parking lot for a school in Bronzeville.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

Miguel Ruiz (Chicago Police Department)

Suspect Charged In Connection With Fatal Police-Involved Shooting

A 20-year-old man was charged Friday in connection with the police-involved shooting late Thursday on the Northwest Side where police shot and killed a man who opened fire on them as they responded to a fatal shooting.


Police Shooting

Man Killed By Police In Albany Park Shootout

Police shot and killed a man overnight after he allegedly opened fire at them in the Albany Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2011

Windshield Smashed

2 Charged With Smashing Windshields In Albany Park

Two young men have been charged with vandalizing a number of cars overnight in the Albany Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2011

Northwest Side Robberies

Police Search For Robbers Striking On Northwest Side

Police are searching for suspects in a string of at least eight armed robberies on the city’s Northwest Side, from Logan Square all the way to Edgebrook.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2011


Man Shot By Cops Charged With Aggravated Assault

An 18-year-old man who was shot by Chicago police officers has been charged with aggravated assault for allegedly pointing a gun at the officers, who were investigating the sound of gunfire.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2011

Police Shooting

Police Shoot Gun-Wielding Suspect In Albany Park

One person was hospitalized Tuesday morning, after a being shot by police in the Albany Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

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Study: South, Southwest Sides Are The Unhealthiest

A citywide study by Northwestern University has determined that the South and Southwest sides are the unhealthiest.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2011

Ernesto Montoya-Hernandez, 25, is wanted for the shooting death of Juan Mendez, with whom he shared an apartment, according to a release from the FBI.

FBI Seeks Chicago Man Wanted For Fatal Shooting Of Roommate

The FBI has joined the hunt for seek a man charged with the April 2010 murder of his roommate during a party at a Northwest Side motel who is now considered an armed and dangerous fugitive.


Albany Park Shooting

Alcohol-Fueled Fight Leads To Shooting In Albany Park

Police say an alcohol-fueled argument led to a shooting overnight in the Albany Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2011

Maya White, 14, was last seen Thursday in the Albany Park neighborhood. (Chicago Police Dept.)

Police Find Teen Who Had Disappeared With 3-Year-old Nephew

Fourteen-year-old Maya White, who went missing from the Northwest Side Thursday evening with her 3-year-old nephew, has been found one day after the younger child was safely recovered.


Elijah Williams, 3, has been found after disappearing with his aunt Thursday in the Albany Park neighborhood. (Chicago Police Dept.)

Missing 3-Year-Old Located; Police Still Seeking His Teen Aunt

A 3-year-old boy who went missing with his teen aunt Thursday night from the Albany Park neighborhood has been located, police said.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2011

Jewel Store

Man Robs Bank Branch At NW Side Jewel

A man robbed a TCF bank branch inside a Northwest Side Jewel was robbed Saturday night. No one was hurt and the robber got away.